Windows Phone app highlights: Speed, Hashtastic, Named, Comic Time, and Kraken

Windows Phone developer spotlight: Named, Comic Time, Hashtastic, Speed, and more

The Windows Phone Store is home to a plethora of apps, with new apps being added daily. Microsoft’s mobile platform has grown immensely and it is all thanks to the dedicated app developers who spend long precious hours to get their app working and published to the Store.

In these series of Windows Phone app highlight posts, we are going to showcase several apps submitted to us by developers. Why? It’s simple. What better way to say thanks by showcasing these apps! If you are an app developer and want your app highlighted, simply contact us and tell us why. 

Without further ado, lets begin by looking at five apps that were submitted to us by Windows Phone app developers. Grab the app, try it out, and leave your feedback in the comments below. Your feedback matters as app developers are reading! Don’t forget to leave a review or rating on the Windows Phone Store too.


Speed (free)

“Speed a card game also known as Spit or Slam, is very fast-paced game and it could result in damage to the cards — so play this on the phone and don’t ruin your actual playing cards. Speed is a game for two players of the shedding family of card games, in which each player tries to get rid of all of his cards. Speed is a game associated with the game Nertz,” the app description reads

Published by Jimmy Dickinson, this app features a fast paced game, hence the title “Speed.” Having recently been updated to version, Speed has seen quite a bit of reviews with the majority of those reviews being positive.

We have to add that this app is beautifully crafted and quite entertaining. Grab the app and let us know what you think about it!


#Hashtastic ($0.99)

“Tweeting multiple people and managing your favorite hashtags is easier with #Hashtastic! This little app does all the heavy lifting for you, aggregating all the people that have mentioned you into a single list of Tweeps. All you have to do is select the hashtags you want to use, tap on all their names and hit the Tweet button,” the app description reads.

Hashtastic, published by cheekyTaurus, was recently updated to version and features a beautiful way to organize all the hash tag lists you need to follow. This app is a great compliment to your Twitter experience.


Named! (free)

“Named! for Windows Phone is a name-guessing game for four players in two teams in three rounds. Each round gets more difficult as you are restricted in the clues you can give,” the app description reads.

Published by Page Init Solutions, Named is a pretty simple app that features up to four players. This app is relatively new, having been updated to version very recently.

Form a team of four players and play this app! Each round gets harder and the team with the most named cards after the three rounds is the winner! Let us know how you like this game in the comments below.

Comic Time

Comic Time ($0.99)

“Download your favorite comics and get ready to get an awesome comic experience in your mobile phone with the innovative technology of the Smart Mode. Smart Mode optimizes your comics using advanced processing algorithms in order to detect the panels inside each page. With this mode you will see only one panel at the same time, getting an optimized experienced for the mobile phone screen,” the app description reads.

Published by DexxSolutions, Comic Time is a fantastic app for reading comic books on your Windows Phone device. The app has been crafted to “mobilize” your comics, giving you an optimal reading experience.

So if you are a comic book reader and own a Windows Phone device, grab this app. It is highly recommended!


Kraken unofficial (free)

“The unofficial app for the Kraken Bitcoin Exchange. Kraken is a fast growing exchange that makes trading in cryptocurrency very easy. With this app you can monitor Kraken’s rates for its different cryptocurrency pairs (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple, Namecoin, etc.), view your balance, view your open/closed orders, close orders from within the app and open new orders. Opening a new order costs you 1 credit, that you can purchase through in-app purchases,” the app description reads.

Interested in Bitcoin? Check out Kraken, which was published by Leon Cullens. This app offers a simple way to keep track of cryptocurrency and rates for Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple, Namecoin, and more.

Want your app placed in the spotlight? We love to support Windows Phone app developers, so contact us and tell us about your app and why we should feature it!

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